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Canadian potato production, June 2018

Released: 2018-07-19

Potatoes, planted area - acres

347,416

2018

0.5% increase

(year-over-year change)

Potato farmers planted 347,416 acres (140 594 hectares) of potatoes in 2018, up 0.5% from 2017.

Seeded area was up in New Brunswick, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia.

Prince Edward Island accounted for 24.2% of the total potato planted area in 2018, followed by Manitoba (18.5%) and Alberta (15.9%).

Chart 1  Chart 1: Potato planted area in Canada, 2018
Potato planted area in Canada, 2018

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